Mass Timber Building & the International Building Code Virtual Seminar

13 Aug
August 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
American Wood Council
Spectacular Use of Wood at UMass Design Building

The American Wood Council will hold a day long virtual seminar on Mass Timber Building and the International Building Code on August 25th from 10 am to 5 pm EDT.

This seminar will provide an overview of mass timber which includes any product currently permitted for use in Type IV (heavy timber) construction such as cross-laminated timber (CLT), structural composite lumber (SCL), glue laminated timber (glulam),  mechanically laminated decking (aka nail-laminated timber, NLT), and large section sawn timbers.

NLT, glulam, SCL, and solid-sawn timbers have been adopted in the International Building Code (IBC) and utilized throughout the world for several decades on a wide variety of buildings.

Learn what`s new in 2015/2018 IBC for Mass Timber Construction as well as an overview of Tall Mass Timber Construction per the 2021 IBC. Topics will include heights and areas, construction fire safety, fire and connection design and special inspection, with Tall Mass Timber Construction in accordance with the 2021 IBC will be discussed.

This Course is in a Virtual Training Room: This type of online classroom allows you to see and hear the instructor and classroom and they will be able to see and hear you. This is not a web session with voice over. Ensure you have a dependable internet connection. Details regarding access into the Virtual Classroom will be sent to you prior to the start of the class.

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